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Respiratory Therapist

Company: Memorial Manor
Location: Pembroke Pines
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Respiratory Therapist - Memorial Manor, SR-Nights, MMA: Respiratory Services - Pembroke Pines, FL This position is located at MEMORIAL MANOR - (Pembroke Pines, FL) - and will serve a primarily GERIATRIC / REHAB population. Must be flexible / available to be scheduled to work weekend / holiday rotations, as needed.

---- Summary:Provides care for patients with cardiopulmonary disorders. -- Detailed responsibilities:--- Delivers and assesses response to ordered therapy per plan of care. Monitors, documents, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.--- Evaluates respiratory care policies and procedures based on patient outcomes, current research, and best practices.--- Responds to codes and calls for emergent assistance. Assesses patient condition and delivers appropriate treatment.--- Educates the patient and family about the patient's illness and provides information about community support groups and other resources. Competencies and skills:Essential:--- STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct. --- CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.--- ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.--- RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.--- NON-INVASIVE POSITIVE PRESSURE VENTILATION (NIPPV): Initiates, adjusts, troubleshoots and delivers appropriate non-invasive positive pressure ventilation therapy. --- ARTIFICIAL AIRWAY CARE/MAINTENANCE: Performs and demonstrates appropriate endotracheal tube care/maintenance. --- MECHANICAL VENTILATION WEANING/PULMONARY MECHANICS: Coaches, demonstrates, performs and reports mechanical ventilation weaning/pulmonary mechanics. --- ARTERIAL BLOOD GAS SAMPLING - ARTERIAL PUNCTURE: Performs appropriate arterial blood gas puncture sampling. --- HFNC/VAPOTHERM: Initiates, adjusts, troubleshoots and delivers high flow cannula/Vapotherm Therapy. --- PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers" -- -- Education:Essential:--- Accredited Program -- Education specialization:Essential:--- Respiratory Therapy Credentials:Essential:--- AHCA Background Screening--- BLS Certification--- Registered Respiratory Therapist - FL--- Certified Respiratory Therapist - FL--- BLS American Heart E-Card Education equivalent experience:Essential:--- Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Therapy program. -- Other information:Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, effective communication skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Required Work Experience: No prior work experience required.------Per CMS regulations employee may have either the license, registration or certificate in respiratory therapy. -- -- Working conditions:Essential:--- Bending and Stooping------ 60.00%--- Keyboard Entry------ 60.00%--- Kneeling------ 60.00%--- Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater------ 60.00%--- Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient------ 60.00%--- Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient------ 60.00%--- Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient------ 60.00%--- Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient------ 60.00%--- Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient------ 40.00%--- Reaching------ 60.00%--- Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm------ 60.00%--- Running------ 40.00%--- Sitting------ 40.00%--- Squatting------ 60.00%--- Standing------ 60.00%--- Walking------ 60.00%--- Audible Speech------ 60.00%--- Hearing Acuity------ 60.00%--- Smelling Acuity------ 40.00%--- Depth Perception------ 60.00%--- Distinguish Color------ 60.00%--- Seeing - Far------ 60.00%--- Seeing - Near------ 60.00%--- Bio hazardous Waste------ 60.00%--- Biological Hazards - Respiratory------ 60.00%--- Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion------ 60.00%--- Blood and/or Bodily Fluids------ 60.00%--- Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens------ 60.00%--- Cytotoxic Chemicals------ 40.00%--- Dust------ 40.00%--- Gas/Vapors/Fumes------ 60.00%--- Hazardous Medication------ 40.00%--- Latex------ 40.00%--- Computer Monitor------ 60.00%--- Domestic Animals------ 40.00%--- Fire Risk------ 20.00%--- Hazardous Noise------ 20.00%--- Heating Devices------ 40.00%--- Magnetic Fields------ 60.00%--- Moving Mechanical Parts------ 60.00%--- Needles/Sharp Objects------ 60.00%--- Potential Electric Shock------ 20.00%--- Potential for Physical Assault------ 40.00%--- Radiation------ 40.00%--- Wet or Slippery Surfaces------ 60.00% ---- -- Organizational Profile: Since 1989, Memorial Manor has provided safe, compassionate and personalized care in a warm and inviting setting. This 120-bed nursing home offers individualized attention and treatment to help meet each resident's needs. Seventy percent of Memorial Manor's dedicated staff have been with the facility for 10 or more years, providing superior care that includes: --- Short-Term Rehabilitation Care --- Long-Term Convalescent Care --- Entr--e to Award-Winning Healthcare at Memorial Healthcare System --- Superior Facilities Memorial Manor has consistently maintained its rank in the top 1 percent in patient satisfaction. In fact, it has never scored below Press Ganey's 99th percentile as one of the best possible places to receive nursing home services. US News & World Report has named Memorial Manor one of the nation's Best Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.

Keywords: Memorial Manor, Pembroke Pines , Respiratory Therapist , Healthcare , Pembroke Pines, Florida

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